The 1982 UCLA Bruins with their head coach Terry Donahue, finished in first place in the Pacific-10 Conference with their only loss being a three-point road loss to No. 10 Washington. That season UCLA in non-conference play went to Wisconsin and defeated the Badgers by 24 and then the following game went on the road to defeat No. 20 ranked Michigan. In conference play, the Bruins also defeated No. 15 USC and won at Cal by 16. In the Rose Bowl game, UCLA defeated Michigan by double digits defeating the Wolverines for the second time that season. The Bruins were led by quarterback Tom Ramsey, receiver Cormac Carney, and running back Danny Andrews.
Overall Record: 10-1-1
Conference Record: 5-1-1
Ranked: No. 5 in the AP Poll
The 1946 UCLA Bruins team went undefeated in the regular season winning the Pacific Coast Conference regular-season title. That season UCLA defeated No. 17 Stanford by 20 points and beat No. 10 USC by a final score of 13-6. The Bruins in 1946 had an outstanding defense that held their opponents to seven or fewer points in eight games that season. They ended their season by losing to Illinois in the 1947 Rose Bowl. They were led by quarterback Ernie Case and running back Cal Rossi.
Overall Record: 10-1
Conference Record: 7-0
Ranked: No. 4 in the AP Poll
The 1954 UCLA Bruins team went undefeated and untied, winning the national championship. That season in non-conference play, they went on the road and defeated Kansas by 25 points and the following game they beat No. 6 ranked Maryland. In conference play, UCLA defeated on the road Washington, Oregon State, and Cal. They ended conference play by defeating No. 7 USC by an impressive final score of 34-0. They were led by Bob Davenport, Jack Ellena, Jim Salsbury, and Primo Villaneva. This team may have played a long time ago but they deserve the number one ranking as they are the only team to have captured a national championship for UCLA in football.
Overall Record: 9-0
Conference Record: 6-0
Ranked: No. 1 in the Coaches Poll